Home Auto Repair 2012 Acura MDX Remote Control Engine Starter Installation

2012 Acura MDX Remote Control Engine Starter Installation


Download Installation: NOTE: This antenna should be installed only if the ambient air temperature is 15°C (60°F) or above. 1. Make sure you have the anti-theft code for the radio. 2. Disconnect the negative cable from the battery. 3. Using a small flat-tip screwdriver, set the switches on the control unit to the positions. NOTE: • The switches must be set before the control unit is plugged in. • If the switch settings are not correct, the remote engine starter will not operate correctly. • If you are setting the switches with the control unit installed in the vehicle, touch the metal part of the screwdriver to any metal part of the vehicle to discharge any static electricity. • If you change the switch settings with the unit connected, you must disconnect the unit, then reconnect it before the unit recognizes the new settings. 4. Using isopropyl alcohol on a shop towel, clean the control unit where the protective tape will attach. Remove the adhesive backing, and attach the protective tape to the control unit over the switch opening. 5. Open the pocket, and remove two screws. 6. Using a plastic trim tool, remove the roof console (two clips and unplug three vehicle connectors). 7. Remove both sunvisor holders. Using a flat-tip screwdriver, push the hook and turn the holder 90°, then pull it out. © 2011 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. – All Rights Reserved. BII 46626 (1110) 5 of 27 8. Using a plastic trim tool and a shop towel, remove the cap (four tabs) 9. Pull away the weatherstrip. Remove the bolt and the washer. 10. Remove the left front A-pillar trim (two clips).